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21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
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17:34

Sub County Chairpersons Bicker Over Factory Location Tororo 2

John Paul Okanya, the LC 3 Chairperson Osukuru Sub county and his Rubongi counterpart, Solomon Oketcho both claim the key installations fall under their jurisdiction.
11:56
11:56

UTB to License Tour Guides district 2 1

The drive involves offering free hospitality lectures to all tour guides and also meeting stakeholders like tourism police and tourism officers on how best they can enforce professionalism within the industry.
16:13
16:13

Busoga Out Growers Protest Low Sugarcane Prices district 4 1

The farmers under their umbrella; Busoga Sugarcane Out Growers’ Association, argue that the cost of production in terms of fertilizers, cultivation, and transportation of cane from farms to the mills is higher than the payments farmers receive at the end of the chain.
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16:10

UGX 18bn Needed for Operationalisation of Kitalya Prison district 1 4

The facility, whose construction commenced in July 2016 by Ambitious Construction Company Limited at a price of18.3 billion shillings, now requires a similar amount to procure furniture as well as facilities for staff to manage and run the prison.
07:13
07:13

Justice Tabaro to Head Mak Staff Appeals Tribunal education 2

Justice Tabaro will serve for the next four years and replaces George Omunyokol whose term of ended in March.
19:35
19:35

Huawei ICT Academy to Train 1000 Ugandan Professionals Annually area 5 5 Top story

Liu Jiawei, the Huawei Managing Director, said this partnership and academy will help in career building for all ICT providers, network experts and students.
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07:50

Sugar Bill Talk Dominates Kadaga's Thanksgiving Ceremony people 4 1 Top story

Rt. Rev. Samson Naimanhe, the Bishop of Busoga Diocese who led the thanksgiving service, called for the sensitisation of cane farmers in the region on each clause in the bill before it is discussed by parliament.
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14:56

Museveni Donates UGX 300M to Orthodox Church Uganda 3 1 Top story

According to Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga, the Archbishop of the Orthodox Church says the cathedral will be known as Hagia Sophia Cathedral.
13:35
13:35

UCC Playing Catchup, Needs Media Literacy–Makerere Don Makerere University 4 3 Top story

According to Kakooza, now is the time to engage all stakeholders gainfully on the type of media that Uganda wants. He argues that most media houses in Uganda are giving more space to entertainment, music, comedy and sports and that media owners and managers want to play safe for fear of the repercussions.
07:52
07:52

Parliament Passes National Environment Bill industry 2

Parliament has passed the National Enviroment Bill 2017, banning single use carrier bags below 30 microns and a penalty of 100,000 5 currency points for littering by individuals.
13:05
13:05

Museveni Has Failed to Capture Bodaboda Industry- Scholar yoweri museveni 3 1

Reading literature review, Dr. Culver said, one gets an impression that Museveni has successfully captured and folded the boda boda industry in his political armpit but the reality presents a different scenario.
10:15
10:15

LC 3 Chairman Remanded for Flouting Quarantine resident

The trio was charged with three counts including inciting violence and negligence likely to spread an infectious disease. The suspects pleaded not guilty to the charged and applied for bail through their lawyers of Turinawe and Kamba Co advocates led by Hassan Kamba, which was denied by the magistrate.
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CAA Refuses to Compensate Evicted Agriculture Ministry Staff home 1 1

CAA Spokesperson, Vianney Luggya, says they will not compensate the evicted people, saying they have been occupying the houses illegally.
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11:51

Hotel Owners, Uganda Performing Rights Society Clash Over Royalties industry 5

Harriet Katushabe, the Director Satellite Hotel, says last year, officials from UPRS raided her hotel in the company of bouncers and police officers and confiscated her music system and television sets without any justifiable cause. She says they were slapped with hefty fines in disregard of the status of the hotel.
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